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Black History Museum taps new director

Black History Museum taps new director

Katie Demeria October 8, 2015 0

As the museum gets closer to its move into the Leigh Street Armory building in Jackson Ward, a ChildFund alum has taken over the role of director.

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Fundraising blitz raises $1.84M

Fundraising blitz raises $1.84M

Katie Demeria September 18, 2015 0

A 36-hour fundraiser benefitting 550 local nonprofits wrapped up last night, falling short of its $2 million goal, but still raking in some big donations and prizes for area charities.

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Nonprofit revamps office fundraising pitch

Nonprofit revamps office fundraising pitch

Jonathan Spiers August 28, 2015 1

With help from a local marketing firm, the local chapter of United Way is rolling out an updated approach to its annual workplace fundraising campaign.

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Secret donors give CenterStage $6M boost

Secret donors give CenterStage $6M boost

Katie Demeria August 21, 2015 0

The performing arts nonprofit is now just a few million shy of its fundraising goals for its endowment and Altria Theater renovation project, following two large gifts from anonymous donors.

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Redskins, Bon Secours team up on East End playground

Redskins, Bon Secours team up on East End playground

Michael Schwartz August 6, 2015 1

The Washington Redskins and Bon Secours are teaming up on a new playground outside of an East End public housing community.

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Nonprofit chapter taps new CEO

Nonprofit chapter taps new CEO

Katie Demeria July 30, 2015 0

The local United Way has finished its search for a new top exec, pulling in the longtime leader of an Indiana chapter who will start next month.

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Red Cross beats local nonprofit for VCU blood business

Red Cross beats local nonprofit for VCU blood business

Katie Demeria July 27, 2015 0

VCU Medical Center stepped away from a local blood services provider in favor of the national organization, another big hit for the local nonprofit in the last few years.

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Video shop starts sequel as nonprofit

Video shop starts sequel as nonprofit

Katie Demeria July 13, 2015 1

After a successful crowdfunding campaign helped it hold onto its Strawberry Street home, one of the few video rental shops left standing will live on as a nonprofit organization

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Nonprofit fundraiser reaches halfway mark

Nonprofit fundraiser reaches halfway mark

Katie Demeria July 9, 2015 0

Goodwill is well on its way to finishing a $3.5 million capital raise that will fund the expansion of its Southside employment center, which provides skills training and job search help.

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Nonprofit graduates first batch of startups

Nonprofit graduates first batch of startups

Michael Thompson June 29, 2015 0

An upstart nonprofit has spawned its first crop of startups after graduating five companies from its inaugural year-long training program for low-income entrepreneurs looking to start their own businesses

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